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Interfaces in Second Language Acquisition of Mandarin Chinese

by Dr. Yuan Boping, Reader in Chinese Language and Linguistics, Fellow and Director of Studies in Asian & Middle Eastern Studies, Faculty of Asian & Middle Eastern Studies,Churchill College, University of Cambridge, UK

                  30 May 2016
Time                  4:00pm
Venue                GH615-616
(The talk will be conducted in Putonghua.)

About the speaker:

Dr. Boping Yuan is a Reader in Language and Linguistics and a PhD supervisor at the University of Cambridge, and he is directing the Chinese programme in Cambridge. He is also Fellow and Director of Studies in Asian and Middle Eastern Studies, Churchill College, Cambridge. His research interests are in linguistic approaches to second language acquisition. He has published numerous papers in refereed international journals as well as in journals in China, which include: Language, Linguistics, Transactions of the  Philological Society, Second Language Research, Studies in Second Language Acquisition, Bilingualism: Language and Cognition, Language Learning, International Review of Applied Linguistics, EUROSLA Yearbook, International Journal of Bilingualism, Lingua, 《外語教學與研究》, 《世界漢語教學》, 《現代外語》, etc. He is currently an executive member of the Executive Committee of the World Chinese Language Teaching Society, and he also serves as a member of the editorial boards of a number of international and Chinese academic journals, which include: Second Language Research, International Review of Applied Linguistics, 《外語教學與研究》 , 《世界漢語教學》, 《現代外語》 , etc.

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